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Jan 2, 2013 2:35am EST
's resolutions that takes will power and support to succeed. but did you know there are people betting against you? doesn't that sound horrible? we'll tell you who they are, and why in the world anyone would want to bet against you. are there any good people left in the world? >> yeah, there are. a few. >> that's why we don't make new year's resolutions. >> did you make one? >> no. just not to work on new year's. >>> first, congress has kicked off 2013 by finally closing the deal to real the country back in from the fiscal cliff. >> the house voted on a measure that will spare most americans from a big tax hike. but there are still big economic issues looming. abc's karen travers is in washington with the latest. >> reporter: good morning paula. good morning, john. it wasn't pretty. neither party got what they wanted and they didn't even get it done on time. but last night, congress sent president obama a deal in on the fiscal cliff. after months of drama and some tense last-minute negotiations, congress finally passed legislation to avoid the fiscal cliff. after the vote, a rare late-night st
Jan 9, 2013 1:40am PST
the depression and taxpayers came to the rescue. $182 billion for aig. the insurance giant had bet on mortgage securities, bets that went wrong. ben bernanke calling the bets unconscionable. fast forward and now the company just finished paying back american taxpayers and in those new ads, proud of it. >> we've repaid every dollar america leant us. >> everything. with a profit of more than $22 billion. >> reporter: as those ads play on tv, aig is deciding whether to sue the government. the claim, that the terms of the bailout that taxpayer rescue actually hurt shareholders, in part, arguing the interest charge on that government rescue money was too high. the new york fed telling us, there's no merit to this suit, saying back then, aig's board of directors had an alternative choice from borrowing from the federal reserve and that choice was bankruptcy. had there not have been a bailout, what would the shareholders have now? >> possibly zero. >> reporter: a $25 billion lawsuit has been filed by the former ceo, the company saying it is in their obligation to determine what is in the best interes
Jan 2, 2013 1:40am PST
to make it happen. but believe it or not, some people are betting against you. here's abc's matt gutman. >> three, two, one. happy new year! >> reporter: no sooner had the new year's ball dropped and up popped jessica simpson. one of is very first ads of the new year. >> because when a weight loss program is built for human nature, you can expect amazing. >> reporter: our resolutions, more personal. about 40% of americans make these promises. >> i was going to try to be nicer to my brother. >> not complaining as much. >> take more risks in life. >> reporter: by some accounts, a third of these promises are broken before the end of january. not so amazing. the perennial top two resolutions are increasing exercise and decreasing your weight. it's a $66 billion industry. do they continue with the programs they start? >> there are some people that do, but there's a group that's consistently inconsistent. >> reporter: market analysts show that gym memberships peak in january and by march, they plummet. in fact, one study shows 80% of new members become no members after just eight weeks. >> it
Jan 28, 2013 2:05am EST
. >> exactly. >> the stores are not staff when sunny hostin whips out her black mx. >> that's right. >> i bet you were nothing nice in the mall on sale day. >> i like to shop. >> i can see it in your eye. >> i do. and i like a deal. >> what's your favorite thing to shop for? >> shoes. >> okay. go ahead and show them. don't show too much. >> and i got them on sale. >> she's very proud, folks. we'll have "the skinny" coming up. stay with us. >> using my debit card. ♪ skinny, so skinny >>> skinny in the house! >> that was good. that was good. good pitch. >> impressive. willis, you're going to make it in this business. i have a feeling. obviously it's award season. so the sag awards were last night. they did something funny to start off the show. they went around to different stars and told stories how they got their break in the business. sophia of "modern family" fame, check it out. >> i grew up in a very traditional catholic home. my father told me if i ever did anything artistic, i was going to look like a hooker. i told him, with these huge boobs i inherited from your mother, i already loo
Jan 21, 2013 3:00am PST
. i bet it was a fine camel, too, and they were fighting to see who would take him out. >> they're like head butting each other. >> you know camels like their humps. you know what i'm saying? i'm horrible. >>> coming up, how a bright pink toy bubble gun got a 5-year-old student in a heap of trouble. >> you're cracking up yourself. >> willis makes me laugh. >>> and how presidents have left their mark on history and unforgettable inaugural celebrations. you're watching "world news now." >>> "world news now" weather brought to you by just for men mustache and beard. with this flu season being the most severe in years, it's important to follow cdc guidelines to help protect your family. wash your hands often. and clean your surfaces using a disinfectant to prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses. you can trust lysol because lysol disinfectant spray is approved to kill twice as many germs than any other disinfectant spray. and with lysol no-touch hand soap, you have 10 times more protection with each wash. helping protect your family with lysol... that's our mission for health. ha
Jan 10, 2013 2:35am EST
his own health issues. but i bet they both felt pretty good walking into that refurbished home. >> through tragedy, sometimes you just see the best of humanity. >> just incredible scenes. i remember that from october. so glad to see folks coming back. >> yes. >>> here's a look at your weather. rainy day in chicago. st. louis and kansas city. rain-snow mix in minneapolis. west of the rockies, it's a wintery day with snow by this afternoon in salt lake city and billings. >> the center of the nation sees spring-like weather. fargo will be 37 when the usual high is 18. chilly and rainy in l.a. with highs in the 50s. >>> when police in norfolk, virginia got a call about a baby lion on the loose -- good morning, they first called the local zoo and discovered no lions were missing. this story is funny. the culprit was this guy, charles the monarch. he's a labordoodle who was groomed to look like a lion. >> his owner calls him a laborlion and says it's not the first time police have been called. police have even rushed for safety when he's walked near the zoo. >> that must be deliberat
Jan 31, 2013 2:35am EST
, rocky. >> rocky has got game. i bet right now. the costume is still on. turning to a fortune teller for a super bowl pick. >> later, rihanna's tainted love story, explaining yes, why she is back together with chris brown. you are watching "world news now." ♪ hey how much i love you boy >> announcer: "world news now" weather brought to you by lunesta. and lunesta®(eszopiclone) can help you get there. like it has for so many people before. when taking lunesta, don't drive or operate machinery until you feel fully awake. walking, eating, driving, or engaging in other activities while asleep, without remembering it the next day, have been reported. lunesta should not be taken together with alcohol. abnormal behaviors may include aggressiveness, agitation, hallucinations, or confusion. in depressed patients, worsening of depression, including risk of suicide, may occur. alcohol may increase these risks. allergic reactions such as tongue or throat swelling occur rarely and may be fatal. side effects may include unpleasant taste, headache, dizziness, and morning drowsiness. ask your doc
Jan 11, 2013 1:40am PST
deal and this won't go to a trial. >> if i were a betting person, which i am, no, it's not going to trial. >> maybe some closure in the works here, some sense of closure. >>> with the school attack in newtown still so recent, a shooting at a high school in rural california is rattling nerves. police say a student shot one classmate in the chest with a shotgun, and fired on another before a teacher and staff member talked him into standing down. panicked parents rushed to the school, as you imagine. they feared the worst. classmates say there had been warning signs. >> i heard he got picked on a lot his freshman year, he was bullied a lot. >> i had him in class last year. i heard he had a hit list or something like that. >> an armed guard is usually on duty at that school, but he did not show up because of the bad weather. the injured student is in critical but stable condition. >>> this latest shooting is more fuel for the national debate over gun violence. the president pushed it to the top of his agenda. vice president biden says he'll have a plan by next tuesday, but it's clea
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